Tagged: Film And TV

Watch Morgan Spurlock’s “The greatest TED Talk ever sold” talk at TED 0

Watch Morgan Spurlock’s “The greatest TED Talk ever sold” talk at TED

Morgan Spurlock makes documentary film and TV that is personal, political — and, above all, deeply empathetic […]

Watch “Creativity and Collaboration in the Digital Age” panel at MIT Comparative Media Studies 0

Watch “Creativity and Collaboration in the Digital Age” panel at MIT Comparative Media Studies

In a panel moderated by James Paradis, five former Comparative Media Studies (CMS) students discuss their personal experiences within the CMS program and the impact it has had on their understanding, interpretation, and implementation of creativity in the digital age […]

Autodesk 2010 Animation Show Reel Call for Submissions 1

Autodesk 2010 Animation Show Reel Call for Submissions

Looking to show off your best assets? Be part of the Autodesk 2010 Animation Show Reel […]

Mike Rowe celebrates dirty jobs at TED 0

Mike Rowe celebrates dirty jobs at TED

Mike Rowe, the host of “Dirty Jobs,” tells some compelling (and horrifying) real-life job stories. Listen for his insights and observations about the nature of hard work, and how it’s been unjustifiably degraded in society today […]

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Listen to Ed Catmull’s “Pixar’s Collective Genius” talk, for Harvard Business Review

Pixar cofounder Ed Catmull exemplifies the greatest form of leadership: empowering others to achieve the extraordinary. People tend to think of creativity as a mysterious solo act, and they typically reduce products to a single idea: This is a movie about toys, or dinosaurs, or love, they’ll say. However, in filmmaking and many other kinds of complex product development, creativity involves a large number of people from different disciplines working effectively together to solve a great many problems. Ed Catmul is an unpretentious man. He doesn’t like to talk about how he performs his job as president of Pixar and (since a 2006 merger) Disney Animation Studios. But the article and accompanying podcast shed light on his exceptional leadership qualities […]

Media in China: the evolution of Chinese mainstream TV series 0

Media in China: the evolution of Chinese mainstream TV series

TV screens in China last year were bombarded with “mainstream” or tribute-style political and patriotic TV series. Unlike most previously released mainstream TV, which lost ground to popular overseas and commercially-produced local series, last year’s shows have attracted a substantial number of viewers due to their diverse and interesting content, modern production techniques and more natural acting approach […]

Autodesk NAB 2010 “Best of the Best” Show Reel: Call for Submissions 0

Autodesk NAB 2010 “Best of the Best” Show Reel: Call for Submissions

In anticipation of NAB 2010, Autodesk has issued a call for submissions for the Autodesk 2010 Best of the Best Show Reel. The reel will be unveiled on the exhibition floor at NAB 2010 in Las Vegas, NV and will also be posted to both the Autodesk website and YouTube Channel […]

Tom Wujec demos the 13th-century astrolabe at TED 0

Tom Wujec demos the 13th-century astrolabe at TED

Rather than demo another new technology, Tom Wujec reaches back to one of our earliest but most ingenious devices — the astrolabe. With thousands of uses, from telling time to mapping the night sky, this old tech reminds us that the ancient can be as brilliant as the brand-new […]